Monthly Archives: June 2014

Monthly Archives: June 2014

More on HGV-London Dock Issue

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As I have advised the many residents getting in touch about access to the London Dock site (click to read more about it all), I would be posting the response from the Tower Hamlets planning team as soon as I received it. I paste below the reply that came through to me at midday today. There was some confusion as to whether TH’s planners had requested the new access point or whether it had been St George, the developer. The letter …

Tobacco Dock Meeting

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A few weeks ago, Tobacco Dock hosted a motorcycle event that disturbed a number of Wapping residents. This led to a series of complaints which Julia took up directly with Tobacco Dock to ensure they were aware of the impact on the local community. Later that week she met the Tobacco Dock team and raised a number of concerns with them including the prospect of rooftop parties in the carpark, noise from the revving of motorcycles, traffic management around events, …

Primary Care in Wapping & St Kat Docks GP Update

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 UPDATE, 17 June 2014 – Cllr Julia Dockerill has now had private meetings with Dr Patel and NHS primary care commissioners, Paul Bennett and Neil Roberts, about the future of St Katharine Docks GP Practice. The way in which primary care is commissioned is highly complex, making this a rather difficult issue to distil into an interesting news article or soundbite. But here goes… GPs are not employed by the NHS but are independent contractors whose contracts are negotiated centrally …

London Dock Construction Traffic

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UPDATE! Note from St George over construction traffic access issue St George is holding a drop in session next week for local residents. This will provide local residents with the opportunity to meet the team and discuss proposed construction arrangements for the London Dock development.   The event will be held in our consultation room at the eastern end of Pennington Street Warehouse between 5pm and 8pm on Thursday 26 June.    We have recently been advised that Tower Hamlets has …

Thank You

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Written below is an account of the election campaign in St Katharine’s & Wapping and my first few weeks as a newly-elected councillor for our area. I appreciate it’s a little long but thought it might be of interest to those who might be curious about what goes on! I shall be writing shortly with information about the Wapping issues I’m currently dealing with. In the words of the great Alan Carr, ‘What a month it’s been!’ After a whirlwind …